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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 After the Apology : Reframing Violence and Suffering in First Australians, Australia, and Samson and Delilah
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'This article explores the cinematic reframing of media images that normalize violence and suffering in remote Aboriginal communities. It proposes that, in the light of the 2007 Northern Territory Emergency Response and the 2008 apology to the Stolen Generations, the archival history series First Australians, the postmodern blockbuster Australia, and the arthouse drama Samson and Delilah contribute to an anti-colonial politics by creating cinematic spaces for affective and ethical response to issues of 'bare life' that tend to be exhausted, rather than worked through, in media temporality.' (Author's abstract)

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65 - 77 After the Apology : Reframing Violence and Suffering in First Australians, Australia, and Samson and Delilahsmall AustLit logo Continuum : Journal of Media & Cultural Studies
Subjects:
  • Samson and Delilah Warwick Thornton , 2009 single work film/TV
  • Australia Baz Luhrmann , Stuart Beattie , Ronald Harwood , Richard Flanagan , 2008 single work film/TV
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